The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SAS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SAS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SAS System
England / East of England
Rank 120 109 121
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing SAS 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.12% 4.40% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - £43.75

SAS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 378 386 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.75% 15.71% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 196 289
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 28
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +92.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £9.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

SAS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SAS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SAS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SAS in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAS in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SAS in the East of England

SAS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +10 3 £500 -13.04% 3
Essex -14 3 £300 -45.45% 1
Hertfordshire +1 2 £475 - 2
SAS
England

SAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SAS.

1 5 (29.41%) ETL
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (23.53%) S-PLUS
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) QlikView
2 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 4 (23.53%) R
2 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Tableau
3 3 (17.65%) Veeva
3 3 (17.65%) Life Science
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
3 3 (17.65%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) BPR
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance

SAS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Veeva
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) QlikView
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) CRM Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) CRM Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SAS Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Django
2 1 (5.88%) Flask
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Life Science
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Analytics
2 4 (23.53%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) BPR
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) R
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) CDISC
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Tableau
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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